WestRock Wood Dust Nuisance Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

WestRock CP, LLC has entered into a settlement to resolve a class action about its West Point, Virginia facility. The complaint alleged that the facility emitted wood dust, which traveled onto other properties in the area, causing a loss of enjoyment of the properties. The loss of enjoyment allegations included a need for extra cleaning, the inability to freely open windows, and difficulties enjoying yards.

Docket Number:


Company: WestRock CP LLC

Filing Deadline: January 20, 2020

Class Period: December 15, 2012

Objection Deadline: January 20, 2020

Exclusion Deadline: January 20, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: March 18, 2020

Proof of Purchase:

You must show proof that you owned, occupied, or rented a property within the class area.


You may be eligible if, at any time since December 15, 2012, you owned, occupied, or rented and occupied a property within roughly a half-mile radius from the 200 14th Street facility in West Point. For information as to the exact boundaries of the class area, see the notice at https://angeion-public.s3.amazonaws.com/www.WestPointClassAction.com/docs/Long+Form+Notice.pdf

Typical Settlement Amount:

Pro rata share of the net settlement fund, estimated at $800-1000. Final amount depends on the number of valid claims submitted.

Total Settlement Amount: $700,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Pendley Baudin & Coffin
Whitfield Bryson & Mason
Wise & Donahue PLC

Claim Form: WestRock Wood Dust Nuisance Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Ashton Bell, et al. v. WestRock CP, LLC, et al.

Settlement Website: WestRock Wood Dust Nuisance Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Angeion Groupo

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

West Point Class
c/o Settlement Administrator
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(855) 935-1340

Tags: Environmental Pollution, Nuisance